Success of Vision Gene Therapy Could Mean Greater Availability

Posted on February 18th, 2018

The success of a 15-year-old’s gene therapy has begun to pave the way for vision health care in North America. Treatment to reverse the blinding effec...

> Read More


Tips to Limit the Impact of Cold Air on Your Eyes

Posted on February 17th, 2018

You know winter is here when you step out into the brisk morning air and it’s cold enough to make your eyes water. Some people wonder if their eyes te...

> Read More


Recipe: Salmon All-in-One

Posted on February 16th, 2018

Rich in omega-3s and protein, salmon is a healthy option for quick and flavourful meal. Omega-3 fatty acid found in fish (docosahexaenoic acid or DHA)...

> Read More


In Just a Glance: Eye Movement Tells All

Posted on February 14th, 2018

Did you know that you can determine if someone is interested in pursuing a relationship with you just by watching their eyes? In honour of Valentine’s...

> Read More


How the Optomap Retinal Scanner Helps Your Eyes

Posted on February 10th, 2018

Ocular diseases can be detected by an optometrist before a patient notices any symptoms, which is why making regular eye exam appointments is central...

> Read More


White Cane Week Focuses on the Abilities of the Blind

Posted on February 8th, 2018

Canadians living with vision loss face challenges every day, but those working to bring awareness want to focus on the abilities – not disabilities –...

> Read More


Are Eye Exams in Canada Covered by the Government?

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

According to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), 75% of all vision loss can be treated or prevented. Unfortunately, many Canadians d...

> Read More


Clinic Spotlight: FYidoctors in Jamaica

Posted on January 22nd, 2018

A group of FYidoctors eye care professionals are set to head down south to Jamaica later this month to help others see better. The five specialists wi...

> Read More


Blue Light Exposed: How FYidoctors’ New Protective Coatings Can Prevent Eye Fatigue

Posted on January 17th, 2018

With the use of digital technology on the rise more than ever, the potential effects of blue light are becoming a growing concern amongst eye health c...

> Read More


Insights on Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome

Posted on January 11th, 2018

Viral infections such as herpes simplex can lead to many vision health complications, including a rare eye condition called Iridocorneal Endothelial S...

> Read More


Employee Spotlight: 3 FYidoctors ODs Acknowledged for Exceptional Skills

Posted on January 8th, 2018

Three FYidoctors optometrists were recently recognized for their achievements in the field, and we could not be prouder to have them on our team. T...

> Read More


Employee Spotlight: Peru Benefits from Skills of FYidoctors OD

Posted on January 8th, 2018

Edmonton FYidoctors optometrist Dr. Annu Kaul is back from Lima, Peru, where she recently donated her personal time, finances, and skillset to helping...

> Read More


Making Fish Oil a Part of Your Diet Could Protect Your Vision

Posted on January 7th, 2018

Indulging in baked salmon, spicy tuna, and the odd marinated swordfish could be the key to good vision now that new research has indicated fish oil ma...

> Read More


Clinic Spotlight: McLeod Optometry Clinic

Posted on January 5th, 2018

FYidoctors welcomes the staff and office of McLeod Optometry Clinic in Ottawa, Ontario, as one of our newest partners! We sat down with optometrist Dr...

> Read More


How Your Peripheral Vision Works

Posted on January 5th, 2018

Try this simple test: while staring straight ahead, try to be aware of the objects to your left, right, above and below—all without moving your head a...

> Read More


You can trust us for safe, comprehensive eye care. Read More about our enhanced safety procedures.